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: On Air

With Stephanie Hughes , including
Johann Strauss (son) Overture: The Gypsy Baron
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
6.48 Allegri Miserere Mei
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Roy Goodman (solo), conductor David Willcocks
7.03 Schubert Die Forelle
Bryn Terfel (baritone),
Malcolm Martineau (piano)
7.52 Shostakovich Jazz Suite No 1
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
8.05 Mozart Divertimento in F, K288 ASMF Chamber Ensemble
8.42 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 1
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Roy Goodman
Conductor: David Willcocks
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronlya
Leningrad Philharmonic, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
9.24 Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin (Letter scene)
Galina Gorchakova (soprano), Kirov Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
9.38 Bach Triple Concerto in D minor, BWV1063 Andras Schiff ,
Peter Serkin and Bruno Canino
(pianos), Camerata Bern
9.55 Chabrier Paysage; Mélancolie; Tourbillon (Pieces Pittoresques) Pierre Barbizet (piano)
10.04 Mozart Symphony No 20 in D, K133 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Conductor: Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
Soprano: Galina Gorchakova
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Peter Serkin
Pianos: Bruno Canino
Pianos: Camerata Bern
Piano: Pierre Barbizet
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Artist of the Week

James Galway
James Galway talks to Joan Bakewell about his time as principal flautist with the Berlin Philharmonic under the legendary conductor Herbert von Karajan, and how orchestral musicians are treated differently around the world.


Unknown: James Galway
Talks: James Galway
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan,

: Sound Stories

The first great flowering of music in Venice took place in the 16th century. Peggy Reynolds tells the story of Andrea Gabrieli and his nephew Giovanni, and their influence on composers from all over western Europe including Schutz.


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Unknown: Andrea Gabrieli

: Composer of the Week:Liszt

David Huckvale follows Liszt's travels around Europe. In France, Liszt has a pianistic duel in Paris and supports the uprising of the oppressed silk weavers of Lyon.
Hexameron (excerpts, written jointly with other composers) Endre Hegedus (piano)
Grand Galop Chromatique Leslie Howard (piano) De Profundis
Philip Thomson (piano),
Hungarian State Orchestra/Stratton Lyon (Album d'un Voyageur) Leslie Howard (piano)
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: David Huckvale
Piano: Endre Hegedus
Unknown: Galop Chromatique
Piano: Leslie Howard
Piano: Philip Thomson
Piano: Hungarian State

: The Radio 3Lunchtime Concert

BBC Proms Chamber Music 97
Another chance to hear eight lunchtime chamber music concerts given at the Victoria and Albert Museum during last summer's BBC Proms. The sixth concert is a matinée musicale re-creating one of the most famous concerts hosted by Rossini in Paris in the 1850s. Singers Katarina Karneus (soprano) and William Dazeley (baritone) are joined by pianists Artur Pizarro and lain Burnside in music by Mozart,
Chopin, Uszt and Rossini himself, including excerpts from his witty Sins of Old Age. Repeat


Unknown: Albert Museum
Singers: Katarina Karneus
Singers: William Dazeley
Pianists: Artur Pizarro

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductors Martyn Brabbins and Horia Andreescu , Truls Mork (cello) Harris Symphony No 3
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor


Unknown: Horia Andreescu
Cello: Truls Mork

: Voices

Schubert Rarities lain Burnside introduces a selection of unfamiliar Schubert works, recorded at the Feldkirch Schubertiade.
Juliane Banse (soprano),
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Olaf Bar (baritone), Feldkirch Schubertiade Female Chorus, Wolfram Rieger (piano)
Schubert An die Sonne, D439;
Psalm 23; Standchen, D920; Licht und Liebe; Hochzeitsbraten; Gebet Producer Adam Gatehouse


Soprano: Juliane Banse
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Baritone: Olaf Bar
Piano: Wolfram Rieger
Producer: Adam Gatehouse

: Music Machine

In Conversation with ... Steve Martland
Tommy Pearson discusses Joy Division's Closer with composer Steve Martiand.


Unknown: Steve Martland
Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Steve Martiand.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's guests include Mark Elder , who is to conduct the BBC
Philharmonic in a new series exploring the links between world music and the symphonic repertoire. Music comes from Strauss and Handel and, leading up to 7.00, Haydn's Rider string quartet.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Mark Elder

: Masterprize Finalists

James Naughtie introduces the fifth of the six finalists in Masterprize, the international composers' competition.
Andrew March Marine - a travers les Arbres
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Harding
Final programme Thursday 7.15pm VOTE on the Web at http://www.bbcworldwide.com/musicmagazine or post your vote on the form in this month's BBC Music Magazine


Introduces: James Naughtie
Conductor: Daniel Harding

: Performance on 3

From the Adrian Boult Hall , Birmingham Conservatoire, introduced by Chris Wines. Ernst Kovacic (violin),
David Owen Norris (piano)
Pfitzner Violin Sonata in E minor,
Op 27
Antheil Violin Sonata No 2
8.15 The Last of the Habsburgs
By James Hamilton-Paterson , read by Christopher Scott. A Balkan kingdom stages a lavish opera to celebrate the bicentenary of the death of its national composer. Repeat
8.35 Strauss Violin Sonata, Op 18 ADMISSION: free, no ticket required Doors open 7pm


Unknown: Adrian Boult Hall
Introduced By: Chris Wines.
Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Piano: David Owen Norris
Unknown: James Hamilton-Paterson
Read By: Christopher Scott.

: Postscript

A Poem for Ireland
On St Patrick's Day,
Brendan Kennelly reads new poems in which he remembers two saints, two teachers and his 90-year-old grandmother.
Next programme tomorrow 9.30pm


Unknown: Brendan Kennelly

: BBC ScottishSymphony Orchestra

Conductor Thea Musgrave , Victoria Soames (clarinet)
Musgrave Clarinet Concerto; The Seasons; Autumn Sonata


Conductor: Thea Musgrave
Clarinet: Victoria Soames

: Night Waves

American choreographer and dancer Bill T Jones returns to London with theEuropean premiere of his new work We Set Out Early ... Visibility Was Poor. Richard Coles reviews the first-night performance. And
Bill Buford of the New Yorker gives his weekly comment on American culture. Producer Fiona Bailey


Unknown: Bill T Jones
Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Bill Buford
Producer: Fiona Bailey

: Composers of theWeek: MacDowell andHanson

Bill Lloyd explores the lives and works of two important American romantics. 2: Nobody Becomes an American
Composer by Thinking about America While Composing (Virgil Thomson ) Music with the first traces of an American accent.
Peter Dickinson Wild Rose Rag The Composer (piano)
MacDowell From an Indian Lodge; A Deserted Farm; From Uncle Remus (Woodland Sketches, Op 51) James Barbagallo (piano)
Hanson Suite: Merry Mount
Seattle SO, conductor Gerard Schwarz
MacDowell Suite No 2 in E minor
(Indian) Westphalian SO , conductor Siegfried Landau Repeated from last Tuesday


Unknown: Bill Lloyd
Unknown: Virgil Thomson
Unknown: Peter Dickinson
Piano: James Barbagallo
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Conductor: Westphalian So
Conductor: Siegfried Landau

: Jazz Notes

Digby Fairweather presents another concert performance by the Umo Jazz Orchestra, with guest Django Bates.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Django Bates.

: Through the Night

With Donald Macleod.
1.00 The Bach Family A concerto for two harpsichords by WF Bach and chamber music by JS Bach and his sons, including the Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068
3.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop 4.10 In the News Special Edition 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.45 Anns a' Bhad
5.00 Strauss Die Gottin im
Putzzimmer Danish National Radio
Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
5.10 Bach Concerto in D minor,
BWV1052 Angela Hewitt (piano),
CBC Vancouver Orchestra/Bernardi
5.40 Rachmaninov, arr Rose
Vocalise, Op 34 No 14
Desmond Hoebig (cello), Andrew Tunis (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Music By: Js Bach
Unknown: Strauss Die Gottin
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Cello: Desmond Hoebig
Cello: Andrew Tunis

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